Pituitary Adenoma (Micro and Macro)
Pituitary adenoma is a tumor that occurs in the pituitary gland, the pea-sized organ in the center of the brain and just above the back of the nose. Pituitary adenomas are benign, slow-growing masses. Women are affected more often than men, particularly during childbearing years. As the tumor grows and puts pressure on other parts of the brain, it may cause headaches, vision problems and behavioral changes.
Best in Care
The AdventHealth Neuroscience Institute is a state-of-the-art facility for adults and children affected by pituitary adenoma. We specialize in minimally invasive treatments that identify and remove tumors with immense accuracy. These advanced techniques pinpoint affected tissue with millimeter precision, enabling our surgeons to remove the tumor or reduce its size and return normal function to the pituitary gland. Minimally invasive endoscopic approaches allow tumor removal through the nasal cavity. Recovery is quicker, because no incision is made.